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The Retirement Café Podcast

Sep 24, 2019

Pop into most cafes and you'll quite easily find tea and cake. Pop into a Death Cafe and you'll be served much more.

At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake and drink tea - as you might expect - but they also gather to discuss death.

Death has a stigma of being morbid to bring up and especially...

Sep 17, 2019

Last week we discussed annuities, what they are and when you may decide to buy one.

In 2015 new legislation - The Pension Schemes Act 2015 - took the pensions market by storm. Known as 'pension freedoms', the new rules gave you more options as to how to take your pension savings.

Billy Burrows returns to the podcast...

Sep 10, 2019

When the time comes to decide what to do with your retirement savings, you may face the difficult choice of either buying an annuity or entering into drawdown.

Annuities have fallen out of favour since pension freedoms came into force in 2015, as many retirees took advantage of being able to access their pension funds...

Sep 3, 2019

Did you know that you don't have to take your State Pension when you reach the State Pension age?

There have been numerous changes to how you qualify for the full State Pension and when you will be able to draw on this valuable benefit.

In this episode of the podcast, Justin chats with Rian Timmins, Trainee Financial...